benefactor

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin benefactor (he who bestows a favor), from benefaciō (benefit someone), from bene (good) + faciō (do, make).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

benefactor (plural benefactors)

  1. Somebody who gives one a gift. Usually refers to someone who gives money to a charity or another form of organization.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From benefacio +‎ -tor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benefactor m (genitive benefactōris); third declension

  1. benefactor; one who confers a favour

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative benefactor benefactōrēs
genitive benefactōris benefactōrum
dative benefactōrī benefactōribus
accusative benefactōrem benefactōrēs
ablative benefactōre benefactōribus
vocative benefactor benefactōrēs

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